Congressional earmarks and libraries: Apply for projects Feb. 28-March 17

In 2021, Congress revived the practice of including earmarks in appropriations bills after a 10-year absence. Earmark funding goes directly to the entity designated by Congress for the specified project (separate from regular federal programs). Earmarks were rebranded “Congressionally Directed…

American Libraries presents ‘2022 Holiday Gift Guide for Librarians and Book Lovers’

Still looking for gifts for your volunteers, colleagues, friends, or family? American Libraries has compiled a list of fun, thoughtful, and affordable holiday gifts, from stylish bookmarks and journals to games and book subscriptions. Check out the list at